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Society to help in the matter. The Rev. of an appropriate character, and the serR. Goldsack, as minister of the Society, vices were generally felt as most edifygave a hearty welcome to the workers of ing and delightful. the Auxiliary Missionary Society, and

The children's service on the after. hoped that the united action of the two noon of the following Sunday, Oct. 15th, boilies might be 'well carried out, and so was a yet greater success, the church result in much good. There had been being crowded with little ones and their in some quarters a disinclination to friends. A special liturgical service associate the name of Swedenborg with was used on the occasion, in which the the spread of New Church truth; but prayers, &c., were all prepared with a this he entirely deprecated, and showed view to the capacities and wants of how that action stood in the light of children. The decorations were of an history and experience, saying that if even superior beauty to those of the preeven there was cause to be afraid or ceding Sunday, and served most fitly to ashamed of the name of Swedenborg, illustrate the subject of "Sowing and which he denied-certainly the present Reaping” (Hosea x. 12), which formed day afforded no such plea. Quoting a the theme of the discourse. minute of the Tenth General Conference, in which is noticed the prevention by

Birth. the Corporation of Preston of the Rev. November 8th, at Alma Villa, 46 Robert Hindmarsh from delivering any

Newlands Street, Liverpool, the wife of lectures on the doctrines of the New the Rev. R. Goldsack, of a daughter Church in that town in 1817, he said (Gertrude Mary). times are changed now, the works are

Marriage. being read on all hands by ministers of all denominations, and acceptance is the On October 24th, at the New Church, general result. Mr. Goldsack suggested Camberwell, by Mr. E. Austin, Minister a joint committee to work in connection of the Church, William Henry, eldest with the London Society, and from the son of J. Peake, Esq., Solicitor to common centre of the Bedford Street the Treasury, Dublin, to Mary Ann Church. This would give a fixed basis Emmu, daughter of Dr. George Sexton, for any lecturing or missionary opera

London. tions, and doubtless satisfy the London

Obituary. Committee as to the earnestness and On the 13th October 1876, at his zeal of the Liverpool friends. Dr. Tafel residence, 10 Melbourne Street, Accringthen gave a long and interesting account ton, Mr. Robert Bailey, aged 72 years, of his visit to America, which was passed into the spiritual world. He first listened to with great attention, and received the doctrines of the New Jeruafter a few words from Mr. Andrew salem at Bolton, from the preaching of Pixton, in regard to the Doctor's kindness Mr. Edleston. After carefully reading in staying for the meeting, the friends the books lent to him, he perceived their separated, much delighted with the worth, and the good they would do in evening's proceedings.

the formation of a Christian and useful

life. Not content with admiring the LONDON ( Argyle Square). --The harvest works of Swedenborg, it was always his thanksgiving service took place on Sun- great delight to offer them and speak day, Oct. 8th, when, notwithstanding the of them to others. He has been ailing lateness of the season, the chancel and about three years ; and when obliged font were most tastefully decorated with through infirmity to give up his employ. corn of various kinds, ornamental grasses ment, he set himself to the study of fruit, and autumnal flowers. The at- Swedenborg's Arcana Celestia, and Erndance was very good, both at the ser- other works, which he read twice viies and at the Sacrament, by which, through. With Christian resignation morning and evening, they were followed. to the Lord's will, he has now exchanged The subjects of discourse were, “Bread the infirmities of the natural body for which strengtheneth man's heart” (Ps. the greater perfectness of the spiritual civ. 15), and “Thou shalt rejoice in body, and entered into the glories of very good thing which the Lord thy the angelic world, the contemplation of

ad hath given unto thee” (Deut. xxvi. which had been the comfort of his de11). The anthems and hymns were all: clining years.

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